Varsity Cup Round 6

Jan-Louis La Grange of UJ is tackled by Riaan Esterhuizen and Athenkosi Mayinjeof NMU during the FNB Varsity Cup rugby match between UJ and NMU Madibaz at UJ Rugby Stadium in Johannesburg on the 5th March 2018. Photo by Dominic Barnardt/VarsitySports

Massive wins for UJ and Wits and wins also for Maties and NWU in round 6 of Varsity Cup 2018.

Madibaz 8 v UJ 69

Madibaz lost dramatically to UJ, going down 69-8 at Auckland Park on Monday night.

FNB UJ: 69
Tries: Johannes Snyman (2); James Venter; Bradley Thain; Austin Davids; Tatendaishe Mujawo; Odwa Nkunjana; Henrik-Petrus van Schoor; Malembe Mpofu.
Conversions: Kobus Engelbrecht (8)

FNB Madibaz: 8
Tries: Siphumelele Msutwana. Conversions: Simon Bolze
Yellow cards: Siphumelele Msutwana; Jordan Koekemoer; Wynand Grassmann

FNB Player That Rocks: Kobus Engelbrecht (UJ)

Maties 33 v Ikeys 14

Maties got back to winning ways when they beat Ikeys in Stellenbosch on Monday evening.

Maties: 33
Tries: Duncan Saal; Brandon Nell; Stephan Streicher; Janco Venter
Conversions: Chris Smith (2)
Yellow Cards: Johan Momsen (Maties); Brandon Valentyn (Maties)

Ikeys: 14
Tries: Cuan Hablutzel; Stefano de Gouveia
Conversions: Karl Martin; Lohan Lubbe

FNB Player That Rocks: Neethling Fouche (Maties).

NWU 40 v Tuks 26

NWU claimed a comfortable bonus-point victory over defending champions UP-Tuks at the Tuks Rugby Stadium.

FNB UP-Tuks: 26
Tries : Marius Verwey, Marnus Potgieter, Johan Grobbelaar
Con : Cliven Loubcher. Pen : Cliven Loubcher

Tries : Chriswell September, Gideon van der Merwe, Tiaan Bezuidenhout, Tapiwa Mafura, Henko Marais (seven point try). Cons : Schalk Hugo (2). Pens : Hugo

FNB Player that Rocks: Walt Steenkamp (NWU).

CUT 18 v Wits 52

Wits ensured an emphatic win over CUT in Bloemfontein, by running in six tries, of which five were seven-point tries.


FNB Wits: 52

Tries : Kwanele Ngema (2), David Cary, Monakali, Ameer Williams, Thank you Mdudi. Cons: Christian Humphries (6)


Tries: Ruan Wasserman, Stefan Kruger. Pens: Denver Klue (2)

FNB Player that Rocks: Lwazi Monokali (Wits)

You can check the schedule for more fixtures.

Courtesy Varsity Sport